The Loop posted a great summary of Apple's Face ID security whitepaper. Two points about how the timeout works really baffled me. Face ID is disabled when: The device hasn’t been unlocked for more than 48 hours. The passcode hasn’t been used to unlock the device in the last 156 hours (six and a half … Continue reading What’s up with Face ID timeouts?
Why aren't there any blog posts about people who run a moderately successful side business? They're never mega-successful, just pad bank accounts, help pay off debts, save for the future, take their families on vacations, whatever? It seems a lot more attainable than the seemingly random stories of "The man who built a $1 billion … Continue reading Moderate success
(This is not a political post. I don't really do politics.) The vast majority of people I follow on the social medias are having a very predictable knee-jerk reaction against Donald Trumps presidential campaign. My knee-jerk reaction to predictable, like-button-induced, knee-jerk reactions is to immediately take a contrarian view. If I actually did politics, I'd continue this … Continue reading Trump
Last week, the editor of the Winnipeg Free Press wrote an article making a (rather poor) case for their upcoming "innovative" paywall experience. Harvard's Neiman Journalism Labs even picked it up and wrote a great article breaking down the nitty gritty. Simply put the Winnipeg Free Press plans to charge every single reader $0.27/article (billed monthly). Nobody in North … Continue reading On Winnipeg Free Press’ Pay-Per-Article Paywall
In a followup to yesterday's post about the eLitePhone 5S, here's a chart comparing the US iPhone prices to the Canadian prices. Unlocked of course, carrier contract deals have not been announced yet. Canadian US Difference iPhone 5C 16GB $599 $549 (CA$567) $32 iPhone 5C 32GB $719 $649 (CA$670) $49 iPhone 5S 16GB $719 $649 (CA$670) … Continue reading Apple iPhone 5S & 5C Canadian vs US Prices